A Vingança do Poderoso Chefão

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  • Title: A Vingança do Poderoso Chefão
  • Author: Mark Winegardner Marcelo Mendes
  • ISBN: 9788501079886
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Em 1969 Mario Puzo publicou O poderoso chef o, livro que mudou definitivamente o cen rio pop contempor neo As adapta es para o cinema rapidamente multiplicaram o n mero de f s e tornaram os Corleone cones de uma era No come o de 2000, os herdeiros do autor, em conjunto com sua editora, decidiram retomar a saga de Puzo Um concurso liter rio mobilizou todo o pa s, com aEm 1969 Mario Puzo publicou O poderoso chef o, livro que mudou definitivamente o cen rio pop contempor neo As adapta es para o cinema rapidamente multiplicaram o n mero de f s e tornaram os Corleone cones de uma era No come o de 2000, os herdeiros do autor, em conjunto com sua editora, decidiram retomar a saga de Puzo Um concurso liter rio mobilizou todo o pa s, com a participa o de centenas de escritores Mark Winegardner foi o vencedor e, com A volta do poderoso chef o, publicado em 2006, manteve aceso o legado da m fia siciliana.Agora Winegardner retorna com o terceiro e ltimo romance da s rie A vingan a do Poderoso Chef o encerra, com muita intriga e reviravoltas, a saga dos Corleone A trajet ria da fam lia atinge o cl max com a interse o entre o crime organizado e a pol tica E o encontro explosivo de cinco homens poderosos Michael Corleone, Nick Geraci, Daniel Shea, Carlo Tramonti e Tom Hagen numa nova aventura da Cosa Nostra.Michael Corleone, chefe da fam lia de criminosos mais temida dos estados Unidos, luta para permanecer no controle de seu cl , dividido entre a complexidade de quest es locais e interesses internacionais Nick Gerasi, seu velho inimigo, procurado com fervor pelos Corleone, que o querem morto, e pelos agentes federais, cujas inten es s o obscuras Daniel Brendan Shea um promotor p blico ambicioso Carlo Tramonti busca vingan a Capo do sindicato do crime de Nova Orleans, tudo o que deseja dar o troco a quem o submeteu humilha o p blica, custe o que custar Tom Hagen um homem numa encruzilhada, o consigliere irland s no mundo italiano Sua tarefa conseguir um acordo quase imposs vel para livrar sua organiza o da ira do governo Execut la colocar se em perigo mortal.Recheado de amargas rivalidades, belas mulheres, homens perigosos e liga es obscuras, A vingan a do Poderoso Chef o o desfecho perfeito para a saga liter ria que marcou leitores no mundo inteiro.

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    1. Mark Winegardner Marcelo Mendes

      Mark Winegardner born November 24, 1961 is an American writer born and raised in Bryan, Ohio His novels include The Godfather Returns, Crooked River Burning, and The Veracruz Blues He published a collection of short stories, That s True of Everybody, in 2002 His newest novel, The Godfather s Revenge, was published in November 2006 by Putnam His Godfather novels continue the story of the Corleone family depicted in Mario Puzo s The Godfather.According to a press release from Putnam In a major acquisition, G P Putnam s Sons Executive Editor Dan Conaway secured North American rights to The Godfather s Revenge, the capstone to the Corleone family saga, which began with Mario Puzo s landmark novel and was carried forward in Winegardner s 2004 New York Times bestseller, The Godfather Returns The Godfather s Revenge was written by Winegardner, based on Puzo s original characters It s staggering to contemplate the legacy of the Godfather films and novels, says Dan Conaway They have had a deeper, broader and lasting impact on the fabric of contemporary culture than has any other such franchise in the past 50 years It s fitting, then, that The Godfather s Revenge overlays the resonant mythology of the Corleone family onto the most vexing real life mystery of our age, with a storyline that explores the role organized crime may have had in the assassination of a charismatic young President 1

    812 thoughts on “A Vingança do Poderoso Chefão”

    1. What I am really appreciative of, what I truly like here is , how a minor character from the first Godfather movie was taken ( one of the guys who beat up a creep who hurt the baker's daughter, the one who was telling his woes to the Don at the very start of the movie) and turned that character into this arch rival of Michael, just brilliant.

    2. This book is the continuation of the original The Godfather by Mario Puzo. Overall, this ook is interesting. Yet, I still find that the original The Godfather is more thrilling and interesting. The pace of this book is slower than The Godfather that sometimes I get bored reading it. Reading The Godfather, I couldn't put the book away from me. I remember I read that book when i was in the middle of a debate competition. Yet, I brought that book with me everywhere I went. It is interesting though [...]

    3. The title of this book is somewhat misleading. Sure Michael Corleone has a revenge of sorts but mainly, THE GODFATHER'S REVENGE focuses on the political side of mafia life and traitor to the Corleone regime in Nick Geraci.Reading the back of the book is more spoiler than synopsis - the events detailed don't happen until the final third of the book and by then, the reader is well aware they are coming and what the likely outcome is. I will say, that Tom Hagan, a crucial member and close friend of [...]

    4. I love these characters; I always have, so regardless of who writes the story, I'll be into it, learning more about the Corleone family. This book, the second about the family written by this author was good, but, by far, not great.First the book was very, very much longer than it needed to be to get the entire story across. I enjoyed learning more about Tom Hagan, especially how he became part of the family when he was a kid. I didn't like this author's Michael nearly as much as the Michael in [...]

    5. I picked this up from a charity shop because it had "The Godfather" in the title. Even though this wasn't written by the original Godfather author, I was interested to see what a new writer would do with the story.The new author came up with a story that didn't go anywhere, and just re-hashed lots of history from 1963. It would have been more interesting to read a non-fiction book about the Kennedy's in the early 1960's, because that's all this is about.Maybe this is why, even under license, you [...]

    6. The reason why I stopped reading this is the same reason as why I liked the previous book so much: the focus on the minor characters. My favourite parts are the Francesca and Anthony sections, which illustrate clearly the devastating effects of Michael's actions on the Corleone family. However, this book focuses too much on Nick Geraci, the Corleone's rival, which got so boring I finally decided to leave this book unfinished, which is not something I do often. It is that boring.

    7. The only thing that fully prepares us for the climax of The Godfather’s Revenge is the title. I hope that isn’t a spoiler for you because I’m trying to write this without giving away the entire store anymore than Mark Winegardner did in the title itself. Indeed, one can sum up this novel (definitely a prequel to Godfather III) by saying that “These aren’t the Corleones you are looking for.” Tom Hagen plays a meaty role and Michael’s right-hand capo, Al Neri, serves as a key element [...]

    8. Mario Puzo created an American mythology for the Sicilian Mafia with the publication of his acclaimed novel, The Godfather, in 1969. The novel was adapted into two Academy Award winning movies, The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather, Part 2 (1974). Puzo wrote three sequels to his novel: The Sicilian (1984), The Last Don (1996) and Omerta (2000-published after Puzo’s death in 1999). Since Puzo’s death, Mark Winegardner has taken up the Godfather Saga with the permission of the Puzo Estate. Wi [...]

    9. For any fan of the first two Godfather movies, or the books for that matter, a return to the world of the Corleone family is looked upon as a tasty treat. But only if the treatment of the story is done with poetic style and thoughtful detail, not botched up, like Coppola's disappointing Godfather III movie.In the "Godfather's Revenge", writer Mark Winegardner (also author of "The Godfather Returns") now mixes the Corleones with politics. To make a long story short, Winegardner hijacks the JFK as [...]

    10. As written in a previous review, Winegardner didn't afford himself the amount of space needed in the first of his two novels to write an appropriate story that was his original. In this novel he really got it right, he got into the swing of things The charachter who Winegardner invented himself really becomes a likeable guy in this novel and Winegardner writes all of the charachters played by name actors in the godfather films with the dialogue and actions that we would expect of those charachte [...]

    11. Much like the previous entry, The Godfather Returns, this is an extremely readable and enjoyable book, and any fan of The Godfather films or the original novel by Mario Puzo is basically guaranteed to enjoy it. Mark Winegardner is a very strong writer who understands this fictional universe well, and does an excellent job of tying all the various characters and subplots together with the events of the past and future films and novels. As with The Godfather Returns, the two most interesting chara [...]

    12. I wasn't a big fan of the the Godfather's Return for several reasons but with this book I decided to give it a chance. While I still wasn't keen on the "new" characters, I did like that several of the original characters had once again returned.This book was more short and to the point as opposed to the Godfather Returns. Basically, the story was more closely related to real events as the original Godfather novel was so I liked that part quite a bit.Also I could tell at the end, there was a set [...]

    13. The author is trying to continue the Corleone story by telling what happened between "The Godfather, Part 2" and "The Godfather, Part 3." But the author doesn't seem to have the same care or reverence for the characters that Mario Puzo or Francis Ford Coppola did. His depictions of the characters are often vulgar or crass. While that may be how real mobsters are, his portrayal of the characters is not of the same artistic caliber as Puzo's or Coppola's. This is the second "Godfather" book by Mar [...]

    14. Delves into a time of calamity within (1) the five families as President James Shea and his brother Attorney General Danny Shea (whom La Costra Nostra Commission backed with various labor union support groups) take a strong stance on going after organized crime as well as (2) the Corleone family itself, as it confronts dissenters within its own family and most notably, the resurgence of Fausto "Nick" Geraci, former Corleone capo whom the Corleone family had tried to murder and frame for the fail [...]

    15. A significant improvement over “The Godfather’s Return”, the weak first part of Winegardner’s two-volume attempt to fill-in the gaps left by Mario Puzo on the epic saga of the Corleones. In said work the younger author tried to evoke the style and mood achieved by the older one, but the final product fell short of my expectations mainly because of two things: it kept the most dubious and tasteless tropes of the original (like (view spoiler)[the obsession about huge penises (hide spoiler) [...]

    16. Reading this book reminds me of a time, long long ago, on a trip to New Orleans with my parents. During our visit my father took us on one of those horse and buggy rides that tour the French Quarter for hire on the river side of Jackson Square. I remember today, as clearly as if it were yesterday, what the old driver said after we were seated and ready to depart. He said, "now this buggy has only three speeds, slow, very slow, and super slow. Sadly the first 3/4's of this book creeps on all thre [...]

    17. Long detailed narratives, periodically punctuated by fast paced action. The long boring conversations inevitably contained some key detail The erratic pace frustrated. The plot is set in 1963 to 1964 between the 2nd and 3rd movie and gets tangled up with in the plan to assassinate Jimmy Shea, the President of the USA - Really! The tone is more like "Goodfellas" as is the "mobster-talk". The Godfather Timeline:1. The Godfather (film 1972) Summer 1945 to 19552. The Sicilian (novel 1984)3. The Godf [...]

    18. A constant twister of events and plots that truly lives up to the Godfather's reputation. Also the way how the events and the people involved and especially the twists and turns are brilliantly done. It was however unfortunate that Tom Hagen had to die yet again this even heightened the suspense while reading the novel. I liked how it ended how Michael Corleone systematically calculates and executes not just Geraci but those who conspired against him. How even the small plots and twists came tog [...]

    19. I've never read Mario Puzos book "The Godfather" but have seen the movie several times. This book tells more about the life of Tom Hagan. It takes place at the time of a new presdential candidate named O"Shea and his brother who is Attorney General and is trying to eradicate mafia crime. Sound familiar? These characters are recognizable. The mafia boss in Fla. is a man called Tramonti. In real life, his name was Traficante and he was suspected in a conspiracy to kill the president. Cuban ties we [...]

    20. Great to read about characters I love from cinema and from the original Puzo book. The story takes away from the original by adding events and traits to established characters and what happened in the original book.WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!!I don't normally do this but what really aggravated me was the author takes away from Kay. Kay had an abortion and I think that represented just how evil Michael was and how his world could influence even someone as good as Kay. She was tainted by that world a [...]

    21. Winegardner finishes the Corleone saga nicely in this novel. It bridges the events between the second and third film installments, and ties up the developments set in motion in his first sequel The Godfather Returns. Similar in tone and style to that work (although stronger than the first one, in my opinion), it strikes a balance between elaborating on the plot and characters from Puzo's novel and Coppola's films, and creating new stories that fit neatly into that world. A plot involving (view s [...]

    22. Two sequels to the Godfather were sanctioned by the Mario Puzo family. This is the second one. The first was "The Godfather Returns" by the same author. I've also read a book of his called "Crooked River Burning" which was all about Cleveland in the time I was growing up there. When Masen and Elizabeth were here for the holidays, we had a "Godfatherpalooza" and watched all three films. I've had this book on the shelf for awhile and now seemed a good time to read it. The author is good at writing [...]

    23. This book kind of started out boring, as it picked up from Winegardner's book 'The Godfather Returns' and never seemed to get going with the story. Most of the characters from Mario Puzo's The Godfather are here and of course, a lot from the film, 'The Godfather Part II.' It's not until the last 150 pages or so that the book actually picks up though. I thought the first half doesn't really talk about Michael all that much and focuses almost too much on Tom Hagen. However, if you liked the Godfat [...]

    24. .Michael does everything to remain in control of his traditional business, but he's having trouble focusing in reality because his dead brother Fredo keeps reappearing in his mind. While Michael keeps having dreams about Fredo he also has to deal with the local and international issues. Also Nick Geraci, an old nemesis of Michael comes out of hiding while a fellow don is kidnapped by the government agents. Then the attorney-general Mr. Shea and his brother are trying to get rid of the Italians i [...]

    25. I found this book to be a struggle to get into, but once I got past page 250 it flew. I really got dragged in and enjoyed it immensely. The characters fit the mold and read the way you want them to. The story was better than the Godfather Returns and it felt like something Mario Puzo would have written. Speaking of Puzo, there is a fun homage to him, the original book and the three movies in the coda. Is this book, and its predecessor necessary? Only if you are a fan of the three movies and are [...]

    26. I feel that Mr. Winegardner did a better job with this book than he did with The Godfather Returns. He tries to tie the entire Godfather saga together. For example, he goes back to the Sicilian Message that was first introduced in The Godfather (Fish wrapped up in an Newspaper. Tessio: "It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes." vs. Alligator wrapped in Newspaper with Tom Hagan's wallet. Tome Hagen sleeps with the alligators. I've read all four book of The Godfather an [...]

    27. This one was very similar to the "first" one in this series, The Godfather Returns. See my review on that one. I like that it continues the story and I have gotten pretty attached to a couple of the characters but overall, its pretty hard to follow. There are about a billion different story lines, usually more than one for each character, and they all have similar sounding nicknames. Its hard to keep eveyone straight and attached to all of the correct scandals and schemes (of which there are man [...]

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